The Capstone Project integrates and applies the concepts of human rights, the rule of law, or international justice with/to your area of concentration in the Criminal Justice Program. Your topic should relate to one of the three concepts: human rights, the rule of law, or international justice.
Your Capstone Project must be presented as an 8- to 10-page (not including title page or references), double-spaced, APA-formatted paper that utilizes appropriate grammar and spelling.
The Capstone Project must include:
A minimum of 8–10 references (in addition to any course readings that you may wish to reference). Please be aware that user-created websites, such as Wikipedia, will not be accepted as scholarly references. (Please consult the Walden University Library webpage: How to Evaluate Research Resources)
A brief description of your topic and an explanation of why you selected it. Your topic should relate to one of the three concepts: human rights, the rule of law, or international justice.
A brief explanation of how your topic relates to your concentration in your program
A summary of relevant information related to your topic
An explanation of how you might apply the information to criminal justice work in your concentration (e.g., Homeland Security; Criminal Justice Management and Administration; Human Services for Criminal Justice, etc.)
An explanation of how the information might be used to affect social change
Although the Capstone Project is not to be submitted until Day5 of Week 5, you should become familiar with the project requirements and have them in mind as you proceed through the course.